Brewed by South Australia Brewing (Lion Co.)
Style: Dry Stout
Thebarton, Australia


on tap


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours opaque deep black with foamy light tan head and creamy lace that vanishes to nothing. Aroma of Guinness twang, cream, chocolate and roasted barley, bread and grains. Light medium body - roasted barley and guinness twang. Chcocolate, coffee - medium carbonation. Finish is roasted barley, dark malts and characteristic Guinness sour notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ngejo (567) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 9, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2014 Tap. Coffee, chocolate, black, frothy, white foam, very bitter, medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, & long bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RafeAU (553) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 4, 2015
On tap at King O’Malleys in Canberra, not sure of the keg’s origin. nitro. subtle dark malt flavour, minimal roastiness. pretty average. I wonder if Guinness is better at the source.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shark_Pants (501) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2014
Pours cola colored with ruby highlights, large 2 finger frothy head. Aromas of leather, Vegemite, sweet toffee. The taste is similar but as others have mentioned, it has a metallic edge & lacks the creaminess of proper Guinness. Medium bodied. Not horrible but not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle. Black body with garnet hints, large off-white head. Aroma-taste: blackberries, toast, some smokiness; significant roast bitter finish. Moderate carbonation; medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DeliriumT (405) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours black with white head. Aroma is harsh metallic hops with roasty chocolate and caramel hints. Flavour is overwhelmed by the poor hops which buries the more robust flavours which Guinness is known for. Do yourself a favour fellow Aussies, steer clear of the extra stout and go for the "draught" version in the can ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (403) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle. Jet black, frothy mocha head. Roasty malts, cola, caramel aromas underpinned by an ordinary metallic element. Strong roasted flavour with some dark chocolate, charcoal, coffee bad heavy hop bitterness. Perfectly carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjollnir (392) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2010
UPDATED: APR 26, 2010 375mL bottle. Pours dark red to black without much of a head. Faint aroma of burnt malt and yeast extract. Tastes like a slightly burnt chocolate biscuit really. Light-medium bodied, soft carbonation with a lingering bitter and slightly astringent finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUL 31, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2014 Pours jet black with a light tan head. Taste is very metallic and masks the chocolate and coffee flavours. The hops are not balanced. Little aroma present. Far thinner than the original irish version

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KapitiCritique (376) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Very big taste, bitter sourness due to the amount of iron from what I hear, on tap in Dublin it comes out like toast and milk

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